Caterpillar Camp I

Jefferson County Park Nature Center 2003 Libertyville Road, Fairfield

Online Registration Begins April 1st at 6:00am May 31-June 3 9:00am-11:30am Jefferson County Park Nature Center Must have completed at least one year of Pre-School Cost: $35 Pre-Registration Required Experience nature in a hands-on way this summer as your youngster explores our natural world! Camp features nature exploration, hiking, games, crafts, and other hands-on activities […]

$35

Kayak Loan: Van Buren County

Lacey-Keosauqua State Park- Boat Ramp 22895 Lacey Trail, Keosauqua, IA

Enjoy a calm evening on the water at Lacey-Keosauqua State Park. Participants can kayak around the lake during the two-hour window. Kayaks are first come, first serve. Participants 18 and under must be accompanied by an adult. Staff will provide boats, paddles, and life jackets-which are required to be worn at all times during the […]

Free

Caterpillar Camp II

Jefferson County Park Nature Center 2003 Libertyville Road, Fairfield

Online Registration Begins April 1st at 6:00am June 7-10 9:00am-11:30am Jefferson County Park Nature Center Must have completed at least one year of Pre-School Cost: $35 Pre-Registration Required Experience nature in a hands-on way this summer as your youngster explores our natural world! Camp features nature exploration, hiking, games, crafts, and other hands-on activities for […]

$35

Summer Olympics: Spear Throwing (June 7)

Jefferson County Park Nature Center 2003 Libertyville Rd, Fairfield, IA

Online Registration Begins April 1st at 6:00am Turn your child into a nature Olympian! Throughout the summer, we will offer four different activities for youth to try their hand at. This week’s activity is spear throwing. The two hour session will allow youth to practice a particular nature skill then enter into the competition if […]

$5

Summer Olympics: Spear Throwing (June 8)

Jefferson County Park Nature Center 2003 Libertyville Rd, Fairfield, IA

Online Registration Begins April 1st at 6:00am Turn your child into a nature Olympian! Throughout the summer, we will offer four different activities for youth to try their hand at. This week’s activity is spear throwing. The two hour session will allow youth to practice a particular nature skill then enter into the competition if […]

$5

Summer Reading Program: What’s Around the Pond?

Shelter #3, Jefferson County Park 2003 Libertyville Rd, Fairfield, IA

Join the Fairfield Public Library and Jefferson County Conservation as they team up to discover ‘What’s Around the Pond?’ Participants will listen to a nature-related story before hiking around the pond. This event is ideal for children ages 2-10 but all are welcome. This event is part of the "Reading Beyond the Beaten Path" Summer […]

Free

Raptors Up Close

Lacey-Keosauqua State Park- Beach House Lodge 22895 Lacey Trail, Keosauqua, IA

Owls and falcons and hawks-oh my! Head out to Lacey-Keosauqua State Park to learn about raptors! These animals are birds of prey. Join Henry County Conservation Naturalist, Danika Cox and get an up-close look at these fascinating creatures. This program will feature live birds. All ages are invited but children must be accompanied by an […]

Free

Tadpole Camp: Morning Session

Jefferson County Park Nature Center 2003 Libertyville Road, Fairfield

Online Registration Begins April 1st at 6:00am June 14-17 9:00am-12:00pm Entering 1st-2nd Grade Jefferson County Park Nature Center Cost: $40 Pre-Registration Required Campers will explore the life cycle of various animals during the week. Camp features nature exploration, hiking, games, crafts, and other hands-on activities. Included in the camp fee of $40 are snacks and […]

$40

Tadpole Camp: Afternoon Session

Jefferson County Park Nature Center 2003 Libertyville Road, Fairfield

Online Registration Begins April 1st at 6:00am June 14-17 1:00-4:00pm Entering 1st-2nd Grade Jefferson County Park Nature Center Cost: $40 Pre-Registration Required Campers will explore the life cycle of various animals during the week. Camp features nature exploration, hiking, games, crafts, and other hands-on activities. Included in the camp fee of $40 are snacks and […]

$40

Overnight Explorers

Jefferson County Park Nature Center 2003 Libertyville Road, Fairfield

Online Registration Begins April 1st at 6:00am June 21 (8:00am)- June 22 (5:00pm) Entering 6th-8th Grade Cost: $50 Pre-Registration Required Spelunking, hiking, camping, and a white-water park- what more could you want?! This two-day, one-night camp shows participants what unique outdoor recreation opportunities exist in Iowa. Participants will go spelunking at Maquoketa Caves State Park, […]

$50